Resource consents ensure our natural and physical resources are used sustainably. You’ll need resource consent, also called land use consent, if your proposed building or activity doesn’t comply with the District Plan.
How to apply for resource consent in Palmerston North.
You may be able to apply for instant resource consent if you're building close to land owned by Council or the Crown.
Sometimes resource consents are granted with conditions you have to meet.
We're trialling a new system for developers planning large-scale projects or those with complex resource consent requirements.